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Old 20.06.2011, 11:07
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Re: Snake in my garden

This one lives in a hole above a fish pond. We have seen it twice sunning on the rocks. Of course now that I know there is a snake I'm very cautious about going and doing things around the yard.
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Old 20.06.2011, 11:25
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They usually dash away faster than you can spot them. Their senses detect vibrations of the ground signalling about possible upcoming danger
Unless they are digesting a meal, then they feel more threatened because they can't move so fast so they get ready to attack (according to a ranger from an Australian national park). Kind of blew away our previously recommended method of stamping our feet when out on trails.
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Old 20.06.2011, 11:39
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Ahh, that would be the common NO trouser snake (Levi vulgaris)...
Fixed that for you
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